Tagged: department of energy

PSC Chairman Criticizes Plan to Prop Up Coal

by Kyle Massey 10/11/2017 10:10 am

The state’s top utility regulator expressed deep doubts Tuesday about Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposed rule to fortify the national electric grid’s “resilience” by providing cost recovery for coal and nuclear power plants.

SPP to Take Part in National Grid Improvement Project

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2016 10:34 am

Southwest Power Pool will work with the U.S. Department of Energy on its Grid Modernization Initiative to improve the reliability and security of the nation's electricity delivery system, the company announced.

In Congress, Arkansas Lawmakers Want Energy Department to Slow Clean Line Review

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2015 2:02 pm

Arkansas' congressional delegation is asking the U.S. Department of Energy to slow the review process for the Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project.

APEI Leads Partnership That Receives $2M DOE Grant for Fuel Efficiency

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2013 9:15 am

A partnership led by Arkansas Power Electronics International of Fayetteville has been awarded $2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop new technologies that will reduce transportation costs and improve fuel efficiencies.

Arkansas Biosciences Institute Searches for Ways to Make Cheaper Fuel

by Mark Friedman 3/1/2009 12:00 am

Arkansas has the potential to use more than 2 million acres of farmland in the production of energy crops, which would make Arkansas a world leader in renewable energy if the country moves toward bioenergy, according to a report called Bioenergy in Arkansas by Winrock International of Little Rock.

Green Movement Grows in Arkansas

by Arkansas Green Guide staff 1/1/2008 12:00 am

Examples of the ongoing eco-friendly efforts by local governments, nonprofits, private developers and residents.

Power Down & Save: Does Turning Off Your PC Really Save Energy?

by Casey L. Penn 1/1/2008 12:00 am

As technology advances, do the rules about saving energy change? Should we leave the computers on or turn them off? And what does putting your PC “to sleep” mean?

How to Make Your Workplace Greener

by Amanda Morgan 1/1/2008 12:00 am

A collection of simple tips, practices and products to make the workplace more sustainable.

Central Arkansas Growing Green (and Doing Well)

by Arkansas Green Guide Staff 1/1/2008 12:00 am

Challenges presented by environmental change and concerns require solutions that involve local governments, non-profit organizations, private developers and residents. Here, we highlight a few of the ongoing eco-friendly efforts made by these groups.